Video: Firefighters in chest-deep water fight house blaze

After flooding from Sandy, the firefighters tried to contain a huge house fire


MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. — Video shows firefighters wading through chest-high water to battle a fully involved house fire during Superstorm Sandy.

The Massapequa Fire Department crews try to prevent the massive blaze from spreading to a neighboring home, but the person who posted the video says both homes were destroyed.

Water levels were at five feet and rising.

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